What tool could I use to get the media keys on my keyboard (pause, skip, etc.) to control web media services like YouTube and Rdio. At the moment they only work with local apps like rhythm box.

It should

  • Be free
  • Work on Ubuntu
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    Problem is youtubes respond to key presses is dodgy, as the right element needs to have focus. (I was considering a Autohotkey to map the media Play to k etc) – Lyndon White Mar 4 '14 at 12:03

If you are using Chrome(ium), you can try Streamkeys.

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